Produced from grapes of superior quality (letter A), fermented in the traditional granite ‘lagares’ with foot treading and aged in used oak pipes for an average period of 10 years. This tawny shows the potential of the Covelinhas region to produce tawnys of great elegance, intensity, and persistence.
AGE OF VINES
More than 30 years
Selected letter grade A grapes. Destemming, crushing, followed by fermentation in traditional granite ‘lagares’ with foot treading. Brandy spirit added to arrest the fermentation at the desired level of sweetness. Maturation in used oak barrels in cold cellars prior to blending different aged wines to produce a tawny style with an average age of 10 years.
In used oak barrels for an average period of 10 years.
Port produced with top-quality grapes (category A), harvested from vines with an average age of 20, this wine showcases the Covelinhas region’s potential for producing tawny and vintage ports. Vinic aguardente (brandy) is added to the wine after fermenting in traditional tanks according to the traditional treading method.
The blends age in used barrels for an average of 10 years in the natural coolness of our cellar.
David Baverstock and José Luís Moreira da Silva
Complex and nutty with notes of dry fruit such as figs, nuts and spices.
Elegant and intense, very persistent with freshness.
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